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Meet the Chef

A country boy from Berowra, Andy Evans begun his apprenticeship at Rockpool Sydney at 19. He went from toasting sarnies at Asquith Golf Club in Mt Colah, to working alongside luminary Neil Perry and other respected names in the industry. Evans chalked up nine years with the Rockpool team, crediting his compatriots with embedding a fierce respect for exceptional produce, innovation and creativity that continues within the Rockpool premium restaurant stable today.

Restaurant menu

Chef’s recommendations Andy Evans

Average price $105 Special request

Scores & Reviews

based on 998 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after booking on TheFork can leave a review.
Food :8.8/10
Service :8.4/10
Setting :8.6/10
  1. Jolanta  J.
    Jolanta J.
    • one review

    Good food & pleasant atmosphere

  2. Jamie Y.
    Jamie Y.
    • one review

    So many gluten free options! All surprised delicious. Very flavoursome. The chili prawns were extremely spicy but delicious if you live chilli. The beef was and inf. Great service and atmosphere

  3. Rachael M.
    Rachael M.
    • 60 reviews

    Appreciate it was a Friday evening, however way to noisy for 2 pax diners!

  4. Samantha S.
    Samantha S.
    • one review

    Fantastic food and service as always, never disappointed

  5. Carl B.
    Carl B.
    • one review

    The mushroom hot pot was amazing, as was the egg plant, Service and advice was all first class, goos wine list, really looking forward to my next visit.

  6. Peter M.
    Peter M.
    • 2 reviews

    The food was good without being great. There are good Chinese restaurants with equal food without the price. Wine wss good as was the service. A tsd underwhelming.

  7. JY YONG H.
    JY YONG H.
    • one review

    Food was nice and friendly service!

  8. Adam W.
    Adam W.
    • 2 reviews

    Absolutely Beautiful

  9. Natalie G.
    Natalie G.
    • one review

    My favourite restaurant in Sydney. I always crave it and it’s always my first choice for an amazing night out. It must be my 7th or 8th time now. The 2 dishes I HAVE to order when I’m there is the lamb and cumin pancakes and the hot and numbing beef.... omg! The rooster is our go to cocktail there, however I did have the Pinot noir last night and it was a beautiful wine to drink. Spice temple .... you never disappoint. I already can’t wait for our next visit.

  10. Jessica H.
    Jessica H.
    • 73 reviews

    Very tasty food but the restaurant was not easy to find for the first time

  11. Jessica H.
    Jessica H.
    • 73 reviews

    Food portions were not very big but tasty .

  12. A A.
    A A.
    • 243 reviews

    Food was good very tasty

  13. Gary D.
    Gary D.
    • 2 reviews

    Has been my favourite for almost 10 years. Still unique, boutique and very consistent.

  14. A A.
    A A.
    • 291 reviews

    Delicious food and nice atmosphere

  15. A A.
    A A.
    • 286 reviews

    unique experience

  16. Kat B.
    Kat B.
    • 17 reviews

    Absolutely amazing! The food was incredible, great lighting brilliant service, perfect all round experience. Felt like I could have been in a high end restaurant in Shanghai! Not to mention probably the best martini I’ve ever had... and I’ve had a few!

  17. Taline H.
    Taline H.
    • one review

    I'm just kicking myself for taking so long to go to this place. It will definitely be our 'go to" Asian cuisine from now on. Whether to pop in for a late supper or just when your taste buds need to be awaken - its the place to be! Love that you can book a table too. Thanks Neil - loved it!

  18. A A.
    A A.
    • 256 reviews

    The service is attentive, although the food was way overpriced

  19. Tony S.
    Tony S.
    • 3 reviews

    Great as always

  20. A A.
    A A.
    • 266 reviews

    Great as usual..

More information

How to get to the restaurant

10 Bligh St, 2000, Sydney, Australia

About the restaurant

Spice Temple is a modern Chinese restaurant with a culinary focus on China’s lesser known regions. Our menus are designed to be shared and enjoyed banquet style in our intimate and seductive surrounds.

Driven by our philosophy of incorporating world-class service with a deep respect for the highest quality produce Spice Temple offers modern Chinese food as it’s rarely been seen before in Australia.


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